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What do people live for? Look at these 5 “boys”

Based on a true story of 5 elderly buddies who had a dream… to go round Taiwan on their motorcycles. What makes it heartening was that they actually brought along a portrait of their demised buddy and wife (presumably). So what are you living your life for? To live longer? To keep living? To miss …

Do you know that Porsche out-sold Hyundai & Mazda? More surprises? Read on..

The new car sales figures in Singapore for January 2011 has been released. Toyota (despite its many hoo-haas) hung on to top spot in the face of strong sales by the European makers. I personally drive a Toyota and have been pretty satisfied with the machine. In my 4 over years of driving Toyota, the …

What is the NTU master plan for the next 15 years?

SINGAPORE: The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has unveiled an ambitious masterplan to transform its Yunnan Garden campus into a mini city in the next 15 years. There is even a possibility of having a light rail system leading into the university. The NTU’s masterplan includes provisions for a possible light rail system, which it hopes …

What is Sir Alex Ferguson gonna do after he retires?

February 5, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Football, News and Society, Recreation & Sports, Soccer, Society

LONDON – SIR Alex Ferguson admits he plans to have little contact with football once he retires as Manchester United manager. The 69-year-old intends to remain with United for as long as he feels healthy enough to cope with the stresses and strains of life at Old Trafford. But Ferguson, who decided to retire and …

What is the average number of apps in a Singaporean’s phone?

Singapore – Singapore tops in a list of ten countries, when it comes to the number of apps in smartphones of the users. According to a recent survey commissioned by Nokia, about 67% of Singaporean respondents claim to own up to 30 apps in their mobile phones, while 28% report to have more than 30 …

What is the Car Rental business trend during Chinese New Year?

SINGAPORE : The car rental business is up this Lunar New Year season. Industry players said that compared to the same period last year, it has gone up 25 to 30 per cent. Rental cars are a popular option to ferry family and friends this festive season. But this year’s demand has revved up much …

What is the current situation in Egypt?

February 2, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Africa, International, News and Society, Politics, Society, Travel & Leisure

CAIRO – LEGIONS of tourists, foreign expatriates and worried Egyptians descended on Cairo airport on Sunday, desperate to get on a flight and escape the uncertainty of violent anti-government unrest. Those who could press through the traffic jam on the approach roads found a themselves in a near biblical scene of weary families, screaming children …

100 dogs in Canada killed after business slows

February 2, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Animal Care & Pets, Crime, Home & Family, News and Society, Society

WHISTLER (British Columbia) – ABOUT 100 sled dogs, some badly maimed and writhing in pain, were killed and dumped in a mass grave after bookings dropped sharply for a tour operator following the 2010 Winter Olympics. The gruesome event was described in documents awarding compensation to a worker who claimed post-traumatic stress disorder after having …

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